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City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street toward City Hall. The streets are filled with automobiles and streetcars. Sidewalks are bustling with pedestrians.

Postcard

Pfister Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hotel on corner of East Wisconsin Avenue and and Jefferson Street. Pedestrians and cars are outside the entrance. The name of the hotel is on an awning ove...

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Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of boats and sailing ships along port.

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Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

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South Pierce Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Light factory district. The street is 44 feet between curbs, with vitrified brick pavement. Telephone poles line the road.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

Photograph

CIO Picket

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and women marching down Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the Milwaukee Public Library, located at 814 West Wisconsin Avenue. Large sign reads:...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A unidentified woman is standing on a stairway outside a doorway with two young girls, identified as Donna Taylor on the right, and Ellen Taylor on the lef...

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of an overhead rear view of Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Johnston (1836-1904) sits with his feet up on a hassock in his library while reading a paper. Johnston, a successful Milwaukee banker, lived at 645 Fr...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A clock is in the taller corner belfry. A rose window is on the front facade.

Photograph

Unidentified Street

Date:  

Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue at Water Steet with cars and pedestrians. Streetcars are running up and down the middle of the wide street. Skyscrapers an...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking down into the reservoir partially filled with water. A group of men stand at various levels; some with the carriage and horses at top, four on a l...

Date: 1956 after

Description: Exterior view of monument to Milwaukeeans killed in the Second World War and the Korean Conflict.

Photograph

View from City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee buildings as seen from City Hall, including churches, the Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Br...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...

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Schlitz Brew House

Date:  

Description: View of the brew house of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. A man can be seen standing in the background.

Date:  

Description: View of buildings from the dome of the Exposition building, including a church and the Best Brewing Company in the distance.

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of city looking west, showing breweries and the center of the city.

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